Branch Plants and Rural Development in the Age of Globalization
Book provides insight into changing status of branch firm manufacturing in rural areas in light of increasing globalization trends.
Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide: Volume 1: Regional Needs Assessment Approaches
Part I of the Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide.
Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide: Volume 2: Firm-Level Needs Assessment Approachment
Part II of the Manufacturing Assistance Program Needs Assessment Guide.
The Globalization Trend
Paper points to rise of global trade as consequence of parents firms in multinational networks losing a little of their relative importance in their home economies, especially in manufacturing.
Significant Others: Exploring the Potential of Manufacturing Networks
Report examines the possibilities and pitfalls of efforts to build flexible manufacturing networks.
Foreign Investment, Industrial Linkages, and Regional Development.
Study focuses on the regional and rural implications of foreign direct investment in the United States (FDIUS).